Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics and Material Science:                                                 Nonequilibrium phenomena and strong electron correlations  in bulk systems and nanostructures


Department of Physics
University of Central Florida
4000 Central Florida Blvd.
Building 121 PS 460
Orlando, FL 32816-2325

Selected Recent publications:
  • A. Ramirez-Torres, V. Turkowski, and T.S. Rahman, “Time-dependent density-matrix functional theory for trion excitations: application to monolayer MoS2”, Phys. Rev. B 90, 085419 (2014).

  • V. Turkowski and M.N. Leuenberger, “Time-dependent density-functional theory of exciton-exciton correlations in the nonlinear optical response”, Phys. Rev. B 89, 075309 (2014).

  • V. Turkowski, T.S. Rahman, “Nonadiabatic Time-Dependent Spin-Density Functional Theory for strongly correlated systems”, Journ. of Phys.: Cond. Mat. (Fast Track) 26, 022201 (2014) (Institute of Physics Select).

  • N. Nayyar, V. Turkowski and T.S. Rahman, “Optical Generation of Collective Plasmon Modes in Small Gold Chains Induced by Doping Transition-Metal Impurities”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 157404 (2012) .

  • V. Turkowski, S. Babu, D. Le, M. K. Haldar, A.Wagh, Zh. Hu, A. S. Karakoti, A. Gesquiere, B. Law, S. Mallik, T.S. Rahman, M.N. Leuenberger, S. Seal, “Linker-induced anomalous emission of organic molecule-conjugated metal oxide nanoparticles”, ACS Nano 6, 4854 (2012).

  • S. Kahle, Zh. Deng, N. Malinowski, Ch. Tonnoir, A. Forment-Aliaga, N. Thontasen, G. Rinke, D. Le, V. Turkowski, T.S. Rahman, S. Rauschenbach, M. Ternes, and K. Kern, “Addressing the Quantum Magnetism of Individual Manganese-12-Acetate Molecular Magnets Anchored at Surfaces”, Nano Letters 12, 518 (2012).

  • V.M. Loktev, V. Turkowski, “Possible high-temperature superconductivity in multilayer graphane: can the cuprates be beaten?”, Journ. of Low Temp. Phys. 164, 264 (2011).

  • V. Turkowski, A. Kabir, N. Nayyar, and T.S. Rahman, “A DFT+DMFT approach for Nanosystems”, Journ. of Phys.: Cond. Mat. (Fast Track) 22, 462202 (2010) (Insitute of Physics Select).
  • V. Turkowski, A. Leonardo, C.A. Ullrich, “Time-dependent density-functional theory approach for exciton binding energies”, Phys. Rev. B 79, 233201 (2009).

  • V.M. Loktev, V. Turkowski, “Suppression of the superconducting Tc in doped graphene due to thermal fluctuations of the order parameter”, Phys. Rev. B 79, 233402 (2009).

  • V. Turkowski, J.K. Freericks, “Nonequilibrium sum rules for the retarded self-energy of strongly correlated electrons”, Phys. Rev. B 77, 205102 (2008) (Editor’s suggestion).

  • J.K. Freericks, V.M. Turkowski, and V. Zlatic, “Nonequilibrium dynamical mean-field theory”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 266408 (2006).